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No: Delirium is a confusional state caused by a medical or neurological condition with pschiaric symptoms. It is not caused by a psychological issue like denial. Delirium is accompanied by a number of neurotransmitter abnormalities as well as electrical abnormalities of brain functioning. Psychological issues can cause a number of difficulties but not this medical one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I am in denial over my appearance, I can't see what others see, I will take pictures of myself and then look in the mirror and I don't look the same?
Appearence: Please be more specific about what is concerning or what "others see". In general there is at times a slight difference between what we "look like " and a photograph, hence the term photogenic. May be due to lighting, pixels, etc. if you are concerned about your appearance consider contacting healthtap prime and speaking to a psychiatrist/therapist . Dont worry Good luck ...Read more
How does a dr diagnose asbergers syndrome when the person is in denial of symptoms. Symptoms obvious to close friend. ?
Forgive my frankness: What's accomplished by taking a teen or grownup to the doctor to get diagnosed with asperger's? It has many pluses and many minuses. There's no magic cure beyond getting educated on social skills and reading other people. If he wants it, fine, no need even to diagnose. If he doesn't, it's his business. It's seldom wise to try to change people even when you love them. But i'm glad you do care. ...Read more
Face It 2 Live Well?: Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that can affect judgment. It's also a condition that many misunderstand or know little about, & as a result, those affected by it cn feel stigmatized. People like law professor elyn saks are changing this by sharing her experiences. She's helped those who love her & everyone else better understand what it's like living w/ a brain disorder: http://bit.Ly/n2lelx. ...Read more
When you're in denial you have schizophrenia. Need tips on how you motivate yourself to take meds?
Find another "why".: It sounds like you do think the meds maybe are a good idea for you to take at this time even if you may not completely believe you suffer from schizophrenia. You might be right. Labels help some and hurt others and they can be wrong. You can take the meds to reduce symptoms that bother you. Helping yourself might be good enough motivation. Let me know if this helps. I'd like to know. Okay? Best! ...Read more